Henry Hirsch, Esq., 23 Park Lane, London.
'The Important Collection of English Furniture, Fine Chinese Porcelain, French and Italian Furniture and Objects of Art formed by Henry Hirsch, Esq.'; Christie, Manson and Woods, London, 10 June 1931, lot 52 (illustrated; to M. Harris for 651 gns.).
With M. Harris & Sons, London.
With Malcolm Franklin Antiques, Chicago, 1986.
Please note that the correct description of this lot should read:
A GEORGE III MAHOGANY CONCERTINA-ACTION CARD-TABLE
CIRCA 1760, THE TOP PROBABLY AN OLD REPLACEMENT
The current top appears to have been on the table at least since the time it was photographed for the 1924 article cited in the catalogue.
P. Macquoid, 'Mr. Henry Hirsch's Furniture - I', Country Life, 25 October 1924, p. 632, fig. 4.
P. Macquoid and R. Edwards, eds., The Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1927, vol. III, p. 193, fig. 27.
R. Edwards, ed., The Dictionary of English Furniture, rev. edn., Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1954, vol. III, p. 200, fig. 26.
R. Edwards, ed., The Shorter Dictionary of English Furniture, London, 1964, p. 523, fig. 19.